General and Applied Physiology

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    General and Applied Physiology

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: HUB2021S

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    The semester theme is "Living, working and playing". Topics dealt with in detail include: metabolism and homeostasis, cellular homeostasis, nutrition and metabolism, obesity and diabetes, muscle physiology, cardio-respiratory physiology, exercise physiology, thermoregulation, physiology in extreme environments.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.